Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

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April 27, 2018

As the Supreme Court considers the President’s travel ban I’ve been thinking of the millions of people around the world for whom squalor and terror are every day companions and asylum is the only hope.  The motto “America First” is so at odds with my understanding of t...

April 20, 2018

Myrtle Smith was legend among church leaders in Jersey City in the 90s.  A matriarch of Clairmont Lafayette Presbyterian Church, Myrtle was a roughly five foot tall grandmother with a looming presence.  Plain spoken and no nonsense, Myrtle didn’t say much but what she...

April 13, 2018

Like you, I’m relieved that three weeks into spring the sun is just now beginning to warm up the ground and tender things are blooming.  The loud daffodils my kids planted a couple of years ago unfolded again with their strident optimism, cherry blossoms have softened...

April 9, 2018

A minyan in Judaism is the minimum of ten people required to conduct a public prayer service.  “Why ten?” you might ask.

When God told Abraham he was going to destroy Sodom and Gomorrah because of the outcry against them and their terrible, plentiful sins Abraham negoti...

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